Gustavus Adolphus College Home Economics Club. Collection, 1948-1962.

GACA Collection 79



Gustavus Adolphus College Home Economics Club.  Collection, 1948-1962.  GACA Collection 79.  1 ½ Hollinger boxes.


ABSTRACT:

The Gustavus Adolphus College Home Economics Club collection consists of the organization’s constitution, history, membership lists, financial materials, and information about group activities.  In addition, there are documents concerning the Minnesota Home Economics Association.  Members were active in the College Club of the Minnesota Home Economics Association.  The college discontinued the Home Economics program in May 1962.


HISTORICAL NOTE:

The Gustavus Adolphus College Home Economics Club sought “to familiarize the girls in home economics with the national programs of their profession.  To stimulate an interest and desire to further explore and to study the various fields of the profession and to bring about a closer cooperation between girls in the field.  To improve and strengthen the work in the local club through affiliation with the National Home Economics Association.”

Information obtained from the organization’s constitution.


RESTRICTIONS:

There are no restrictions on use of this collection for research purposes. The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.


COLLECTION CITATION:

Gustavus Adolphus College Home Economics Club.  Collection, 1948-1962. GACA Collection 79.  Gustavus Adolphus College Archives, St. Peter, Minnesota.


PROCESSED BY :

Jeff A. Jenson processed this collection and developed the finding aid during November 2008.


SUBJECT HEADINGS:

Gustavus Adolphus College.  Gustavus Adolphus College Home Economics Club.
Gustavus Adolphus College--Student organizations.
Women--Societies and clubs.


GACA Collection 79

Box

Folder

Constitutions, undated (Includes Constitution of the Province VIII College Club Department of the American Home Economics Association)

1

1

Minutes, 1954-57 and 1957-61 (Includes Membership Lists)

1

2

Financial Ledger, 1956-60

1

3

Membership Lists, 1949-56

1

4

Campus Organization Reports, 1948-55

1

5

Programs and Invitations, 1950-57

1

6

Cookbook with Recipes, undated

1

7

Histories of the Home Economics Department, 1950 and May 1962

1

8

College Club and Home Economics Workshops, 1950-58

1

9

United Nations Day, 1950-51

1

10

Minnesota Home Economics Association, Minutes, Correspondence, and Handbooks, 1949-60

1

11

Minnesota Home Economics Association, Newsletters, 1952-60

1

12

Minnesota Home Economics Association, Council Meetings, Minutes, 1952

1

12

Skit Scripts and History of the Betty Lamp, undated 

1

13

Scrapbook, 1949-58

2

1